Who We Are

The WFU Humanities Institute establishes programs and provides funding for university faculty in the humanities and other fields of study engaging in humanistic inquiry and scholarship. We are a member of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) and the National Humanities Alliance (NHA).

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In the News

Mellon Foundation awards $850,000 grant to WFU for humanities

August 2, 2018

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Wake Forest University an $850,000 grant to expand...

Wake Forest receives $650,000 Mellon Foundation grant

January 29, 2016

A $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to Wake Forest University...

Activism and the environment

March 27, 2015

Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must...